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Any of a group of colors between red and yellow in hue that are medium to low in lightness and low to moderate in saturation.
adj. brown·er, brown·est
1. Of the color brown.
a. Having a brownish or dark skin color.
b. Often Offensive Of or being a person of nonwhite origin.
3. Deeply suntanned.
tr. & intr.v. browned, brown·ing, brownsPhrasal Verb:
1. To make or become brown.
2. To cook until brown.
brown off Chiefly British Slang
To make angry or irritated.
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|Noun||1.||brownness - an orange of low brightness and saturation|
Vandyke brown - a moderate brown color
chestnut - the brown color of chestnuts
hazel - a shade of brown that is yellowish or reddish; it is a greenish shade of brown when used to describe the color of someone's eyes
light brown - a brown that is light but unsaturated
mocha - a dark brown color
puce - a color varying from dark purplish brown to dark red
olive brown - a shade of brown tinged with green
taupe - a greyish brown
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